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Why do we get acne & pimples?

Why do we get acne & pimples?

Acne: During puberty, there is an increase in sebum production in the skin. Sebum and skin debris clog pores and the blockage results in inflammation. Gently cleaning the surface of the skin and applying acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide or prescription clindamycin help reduce the bacteria and clean up to the top layer of the skin allowing the pimples/comedones to clear over time. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Girls hate acne pimples zits etc. Any ways to get rid of them?

Girls hate acne pimples zits etc. Any ways to get rid of them?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Do you think youtube and movies nowadays make teen pregnancy look fun?

Do you think youtube and movies nowadays make teen pregnancy look fun?

NO: The statistics are frightening since there are more babies born out of wedlock than in marriage. It is serious business and never "fun". ...Read more

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Do guys really hate monogamy?

Do guys really hate monogamy?

No: I don't believe many men hate monogamy. But I do think that depending on how a man is socialized and to the extent that a man learns to develop healthy boundaries around sexuality, that is one determining factor the degree to which a man can exercise monogamous behavior. ...Read more

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Why do some men enjoy guns?

Why do some men enjoy guns?

My answer?: I really like being a man, and in the grand scheme of things, we men exist to protect the women we love. Guns are the great equalizer that ended the rule of brute physical strength, & enable home protection; their invention made governments much more decent. Hence many of us are wired to love them. Male-bashers disagree, but overall i feel safer with my neighbors armed. ...Read more

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Acne scars stressing me out. How do I cure them?

Acne scars stressing me out. How do I cure them?

Fractionated laser : One of the best treatments for acne scarring is fractionated laser. Depending on your skin color, texture and extent of scarring there are different laser options out there. A non-ablative fractionated laser like the fraxel re:store or dual has no real downtime, but requires multiple treatments. A fractionated co2 laser is more aggressive with about a week downtime, but may give faster results. ...Read more

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What do you think about self inflicted injuries? Some cults in india do them

What do you think about self inflicted injuries? Some cults in india do them

Various reason: Self inflicted injuries can be for religious, social or psychological reasons. I think people who perform them may need some help in a constructive way. ...Read more

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Do testosterone boosters make ance worst?

Do testosterone boosters make ance worst?

Yes: Yes. And why, at your young age, are you taking them? There is no reason to. ...Read more

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Do us girls all want tall guys?

Do us girls all want tall guys?

Doubt it: I don't know any research on this - their may be, but I do know that each person has different ideas and preferences. I have known a number of girls who are attracted to "short" or "shorter" guys. ...Read more

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Wat can we do to clear a person's mind into smooth mentality from rough and misunderstanding mind?

Wat can we do to clear a person's mind into smooth mentality from rough and misunderstanding mind?

Beats me!: This is a hard question. Not only for me but for all kind, honest, tolerant, fair people. If we knew how to do this well, there would be no war, poverty, or crime! The best suggestion, is to teach by example, is my guess. Should anyone else have a better idea, I hope they post it. Let us know what works for you? ...Read more

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Do you think losing virginity is linked to acne going away? Do hormones change - i don't have really serious acne but I have pimples 22yrs old female

Do you think losing virginity is linked to acne going away? Do hormones change - i don't have really serious acne but I have pimples 22yrs old female

Acne: No, there is no significant correlation between the two issues. Acne tends to start with the onset of puberty, gets worse for few years and then resolves by late teens to early 20s. ...Read more

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How do you handle sexism from guys at work?

Just say NO: If you give them a warning that they are to stop and they don't, report the problem to a supervisor in writing and make sure the supervisor acknowledges your letter in writing and the action to be taken. There are laws against sexual harrassment. ...Read more

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Do guys find really pale skin attractive?

Do guys find really pale skin attractive?

Yes: Everyone likes their own thing! regardless, it is better to avoid tanning. Spray tanning is an option for patients that feel they need to get tan and yet want to practice safe sun habits. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of those deep acne scars? & tighten your face? & make your hair thinker & grow way fast? All without surgery or spending bug bucks?

How do you get rid of those deep acne scars? & tighten your face? & make your hair thinker & grow way fast? All without surgery or spending bug bucks?

Dermatologist: You may need a prescription strength acne medication to help with scarring. For your hair, you may need to see a dermatologist for evaluation on your hair, nutrition, age, activity, genetics etc. ...Read more

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Does proactive work to get rid of acne? Please, need some answers?

Does proactive work to get rid of acne? Please, need some answers?

For some: One of the main ingredients in Proactiv is benzoyl peroxide. This is a very effective treatment for acne for some people. ...Read more

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How do closet homosexual men avoid getting aids? Just do their gfs?

How do closet homosexual men avoid getting aids? Just do their gfs?

They don't!: Closeted homosexuals don't necessarily avoid getting HIV infection. In fact, they may be more likely to get infected because they may not view themselves as being at risk, and therefore don't take the appropriate precautions. If they also have girlfriends, they put them at risk as well. The closet is an unhealthy place! ...Read more

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How do you get teen boys to stop worrying about penis sizes?

How do you get teen boys to stop worrying about penis sizes?

See below: Tough. Teenagers are concerned about their body, and fitting in with their peers. They maybe hearing some peers exaggerate their own size. Let them know the average size is 6 inches, when erect. Listen and offer reassurance. ...Read more

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Why do guys talk about their penises so much?

Nice: Why do people ask questions like this on health web sites... ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more